Richardson was promoted to the Titans' active roster Saturday, Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. With Harry Douglas (ribs) unable to go Sunday for a second straight week, Richardson was brought up from the Titans' practice squad. He will serve as the team's fourth receiver in Week 8.
The Titans declared quarterback Zach Mettenberger (shoulder), defensive back Jemea Thomas, linebacker Dontay Moch, offensive tackles Taylor Lewan (ankle) and Terren Jones (concussion), wideout Rico Richardson and defensive end Ropati Pitoitua inactive for Sunday's game against the Colts. Quarterback Charlie Whitehurst will make his second straight start.
The Titans have promoted wideout Rico Richardson from their practice squad to take the place on the roster of running back Dexter McCluster, who has been placed on IR. Richardson has yet to play a snap in a regular season game.
The Titans dumped 20 players Saturday to pare their roster down to the required 53 for the regular season.Tennessee cut the following players: T Jeff Adams, CB Ri'Shard Anderson, RB Antonio Andrews, DL Chigbo Anunoby, K Maikon Bonani, CB Tommie Campbell, TE Chase Coffman, LB Brandon Copeland, QB Dominique Davis, DE Marcus Dixon, LB Moise Fokou, WR Marc Mariani, G Justin McCray, FB Collin Mooney, OL Eric Olsen, T William Poehls, WR Rico Richardson, WR Brian Robiskie, TE Jason Schepler and CB Winston Wright.
The Texans waived running backs Ray Graham and Chad Spann, tight end Phillip Supernaw, receiver Rico Richardson, safety Steven Terrell and cornerback Loyce Means.
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